apply to guest projects 2020

Guest Projects is an initiative conceived by Shonibare Studio to offer an opportunity for projects of any artistic discipline (dance, visual arts, music, film screenings, seminars and talks on any subject) to have access to a free space for 1 month.

 There will be 5 projects running from February – November 2020.

Winning proposals will be allocated a specific month and given flexibility in their use of the space. Experimental projects accompanied by a programme of events are preferred.

Please note: We only accept group proposals. Solo artist shows will not be considered.

How to apply…

Please fill out the application form below including details about the proposed project, a list of all participants and details of the proposed budget and plans for funding. Please include a download link to supporting documents and examples of work (WeTransfer or Dropbox).

Please also send a printed copy of your application to:

(Imogen Wright, Guest Projects, Sunbury House, 1 Andrews Road, London, E8 4QL)

Successful candidates will be informed by August 9th 2019.

Name *
Include each participants name and their role in the project.
If you do not require a full month, please state how many days the project will run for.
* 2000 words maximum Please include a list materials and equipment required.
Please include a detailed budget plan that outlines how all Production costs, Marketing & Publicity, Materials, Gas & Electricity, and Invigilating costs will be covered – whether you intend to apply for funding, or plan to self-fund the project.
WeTransfer / Dropbox
Preferred month of residency *
How did you hear about Guest Projects? *

Dates and Submission Details

Please note that applications will be accepted between March 1 - May 31 2019. Any applications received after this date will not be reviewed. Due to the large number of submissions, only successful applicants will be notified. If you do not hear from us by Friday 9th August 2019, please consider your submission unsuccessful on this occasion.

Winning proposals will be selected by an advisory board of artists and art practitioners from a variety of disciplines.

Due to the quantity of applications we receive, we can not offer individual feedback for each application.

Please note that anything posted in the box is not Guest Projects’ responsibility.